Suspect accused in murder of East Nashville store clerk turns himself in


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man is dead after being shot in East Nashville, according to Metro police.

Metro police said 49-year-old Maged Ghaly, the clerk, was shot and killed around 12:17 a.m. Saturday at Danial Market in the 2500 Block of Dickerson Pike.

Police said this began as an attempted robbery.

On Saturday evening, 21-year-old Jerome Knight Jr. surrendered to detectives and was charged with criminal homicide and attempted especially aggravated robbery. His bond is set at $200,000.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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